Government sources on Thursday said the Indian Air Force pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan, had to be repatriated unconditionally and immediately and there was no question of any deal.
Pakistan's Geo News: On being asked if he is open to meeting Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj on sidelines of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation(OIC) meet. Pakistan Foreign Minister SM Qureshi said he will not hesitate to meet but OIC is not the forum for talks with Swaraj. https://t.co/3yVbgYMyi1
— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2019
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan is “willing” to return IAF Pilot if it leads to de-escalation between the two countries. Speaking to Geo News, Qureshi further said, “Prime Minister Imran Khan is ready to hold a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.”
Meanwhile, the the Army, Air Force and the Navy are expected to brief the media on the situation at 5 pm.